Calumet City, IL

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2022 Population
35,708
0.99% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
37.6
1.9% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
21.3%
0.896% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$56,727
7.04% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$125,600
13.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Calumet City, IL had a population of 35.7k people with a median age of 37.6 and a median household income of $56,727. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Calumet City, IL declined from 36,065 to 35,708, a −0.99% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,994 to $56,727, a 7.04% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Calumet City, IL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (71.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (9.01%), Other (Hispanic) (8.26%), White (Hispanic) (7.56%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.1%).

None of the households in Calumet City, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.5% of the residents in Calumet City, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Calumet City, IL are Trenz Beauty Academy (168 degrees awarded in 2022) and Networks Barber College (14 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Calumet City, IL was $125,600, and the homeownership rate was 59.1%.

Most people in Calumet City, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Calumet City, IL was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

Calumet City, IL is home to a population of 35.7k people, from which 94.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.61% of Calumet City, IL residents were born outside of the country (3.43k people).

In 2022, there were 7.91 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (25.5k people) in Calumet City, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.22k White (Non-Hispanic) and 2.95k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.5%
2022 Citizenship
95.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.5% of Calumet City, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Calumet City, IL was 95.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Calumet City, IL
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    25.5k ± 1.3k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.22k ± 652
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    2.95k ± 939
17.1%
Hispanic Population
6.11k people

In 2022, there were 7.91 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (25.5k people) in Calumet City, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.22k White (Non-Hispanic) and 2.95k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.1% of the people in Calumet City, IL are hispanic (6.11k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Calumet City, IL as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.61%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.43k people
9.33%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.37k people

As of 2022, 9.61% of Calumet City, IL residents (3.43k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Calumet City, IL was 9.33%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    402 ± 188
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    204 ± 127
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    87 ± 65

Calumet City, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.97 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Calumet City, IL employs 16.3k people. The largest industries in Calumet City, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,175 people), Transportation & Warehousing (2,713 people), and Retail Trade (1,855 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($68,830), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,373), and Educational Services ($52,279).

Occupations

16.3k
2022 Value
± 1,304
4.66%
1 Year growth
± 10.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Calumet City, IL grew at a rate of 4.66%, from 15.6k employees to 16.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Calumet City, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,467 people), Transportation Occupations (1,546 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,500 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Calumet City, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

16.3k
2022 Value
± 1,304
4.66%
1 Year growth
± 10.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Calumet City, IL grew at a rate of 4.66%, from 15.6k employees to 16.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Calumet City, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,175 people), Transportation & Warehousing (2,713 people), and Retail Trade (1,855 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Calumet City, IL, though some of these residents may live in Calumet City, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$38,808
Median earning men ± $4,114
$39,007
Median earning women ± $3,967

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($104,250), Information ($61,338), and Wholesale Trade ($49,583).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,817), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,269), and Public Administration ($50,559).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.47%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 2.47% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Illinois.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Illinois went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Illinois over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Calumet City, IL awarded 182 degrees. The student population of Calumet City, IL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 10 male students and 130 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Calumet City, IL are Black or African American (168 and 92.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (7 and 3.85%), Unknown (6 and 3.3%), and White (1 and 0.549%).

The largest universities in Calumet City, IL by number of degrees awarded are Trenz Beauty Academy (168 and 92.3%) and Networks Barber College (14 and 7.69%).

The most popular majors in Calumet City, IL are Hair Styling & Design (67 and 36.8%), Nail Specialist & Manicurist (64 and 35.2%), and General Cosmetology (16 and 8.79%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.01% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.62M), Some college (2.15M), and Bachelors Degree (2.1M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Calumet City, IL was $125,600 in 2022, which is 0.446 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $110,600 to $125,600, a 13.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Calumet City, IL is 59.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Calumet City, IL have an average commute time of 34.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Calumet City, IL is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Median household income in Calumet City, IL is $56,727. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Calumet City, IL was Census Tract 8279.01 with a value of $103,958, followed by Census Tract 8258.02 and Census Tract 8258.03, with respective values of $70,346 and $63,966.

Property

$125,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,097
$8,520
Median Property Taxes
±$779

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Calumet City, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Calumet City, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

59.1%
Homeownership
2022
62.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 59.1% of the housing units in Calumet City, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8279.01
  2. Census Tract 8258.02
  3. Census Tract 8258.03

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Calumet City, IL was Census Tract 8279.01 with a value of $103,958, followed by Census Tract 8258.02 and Census Tract 8258.03, with respective values of $70,346 and $63,966.

The following map shows all of the places in Calumet City, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$56,727
Median Household Income
± $7,309
14.4k
Number of Households
± 1,221

In 2022, the median household income of the 14.4k households in Calumet City, IL grew to $56,727 from the previous year's value of $52,994.

The following chart displays the households in Calumet City, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Calumet City, IL is from Illinois.
0.477
2022 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2022, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.371% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (68.9%)
  2. Carpooled (10.7%)
  3. Public Transit (8.68%)

In 2022, 68.9% of workers in Calumet City, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.7%) and those who used public transit to get to work (8.68%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

34.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Calumet City, IL have a longer commute time (34.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 6.67% of the workforce in Calumet City, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Calumet City, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Calumet City, IL have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Calumet City, IL (7.59k out of 35.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Calumet City, IL is Black, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

89.7% of the population of Calumet City, IL has health coverage, with 42.9% on employee plans, 31.2% on Medicaid, 9.38% on Medicare, 5.42% on non-group plans, and 0.728% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Cook County, IL see 1046 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.853% decrease from the previous year (1055 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1046 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 314 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,046 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cook County, IL

Primary care physicians in Cook County, IL see an average of 1,046 patients per year. This represents a 0.853% decrease from the previous year (1,055 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cook County, IL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.8% under 18 years, 21% between 18 and 34 years, 39.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.9% were men and 54.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.3%
Uninsured
42.9%
Employer Coverage
31.2%
Medicaid
9.38%
Medicare
5.42%
Non-Group
0.728%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Calumet City, IL declined by 1.18% from 10.4% to 10.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Calumet City, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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